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Your Major, Your Career

Find the right major for your career goals

Choosing a major can be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make but know that you have resources and people in your corner to help you make the decision. At UW Oshkosh you might work with any of the following offices to help you make a decision on your major:

Undergraduate Academic Resource Center

It takes time and hard work to decide which major is right for you. The UARC at UWO has many resources and advisors who can help you find the best academic fit. Click here to visit their website.

Career & Professional Development

Career & Professional Development will help you better understand the occupations you might be considering. You’ll be able to connect with Career Advisors assigned to each college who have a good understanding of the courses you might be taking, the needs of your desired industry, and the skills/abilities you’ll need to gain/experience before making the transition to the world of work.

Career Exploration Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This website provides valuable assistance to help you make a decision on a future career. The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information on:

  • Training and education needs;
  • Earnings;
  • Expected job prospects;
  • What workers do on the job; and
  • Working conditions.

View the Occupational Outlook Handbook online.


This website provides occupational information, such as interests, skills and values related to an occupation and characteristics of workers and their occupations. Visit O*net to learn more.

Career Exploration Candid Career Videos

Candid Career Resources for Exploring Careers


Career & Professional Development

(920) 424-2181

Student Success Center, Suite 125
750 Elmwood Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Oshkosh Campus

  • M–F: 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fox Cities Campus Advisor Hours

  • Fox Cities Hours: Mondays (days will vary) in the Solution Center
  • Schedule appointments via Handshake
  • Services only offered when classes are in session during the fall and spring terms.